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AdvaMed, Opponents Spar About FTC Right to Repair Rulemaking

In what could be viewed as a controversial stance in the HTM field, AdvaMed submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), expressing concern at a proposed rule-making in favor of national “right to repair” standard. Their opponents hold a vastly different view.

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AdvaMed, Opponents Spar About FTC Right to Repair Rulemaking

In what could be viewed as a controversial stance in the HTM field, AdvaMed submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), expressing concern at a proposed rule-making in favor of national “right to repair” standard. Their opponents hold a vastly different view.

Defending the Right to Repair

In this Soapbox column, retired BMET manager Frank Nickells, CBET, shares his thoughts on the Right to Repair and reveals why he thinks the resistance to the movement is about money—not safety.

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Right to Repair Movements Nets Major Win

In late October, the U.S. Copyright Office issued new exemptions to Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that relate to the repair of digital devices, including medical equipment. Here, 24x7 chief editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens shares why this is noteworthy and which organization is opposing this move.